Courtney Hope Thérond

is an award winning director who has screened short films at several major film festivals, including Academy-qualifying festivals such as Outfest, Palm Springs International Shortfest, St Louis and Athens International Video + Film Festival. Her film The Dress You Have On won jury prizes at Charlotte and Middle Coast Film Festivals and is distributed by Revry TV and Seed & Spark. The screenplay for Courtney's digital series Between Us Girls was a finalist at Austin Film Festival and won the Cinestory web series category.

Courtney is a graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts and was a Cinereach Film Fellow. She directs narrative and branded content in Los Angeles.